BREAKING: Detroit Tigers announce multiple roster moves; 6 players no longer with team

The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially in the books as Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros won the World Series by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers four games to three. Many Detroit Tigers fan paid close attention to the World Series this year as Verlander was trying to get the ring that he … Read more

Tigers reinstate Jose Iglesias from bereavement list; option Jeimer Candelario

The Detroit Tigers have formally announced the reinstatement of shortstop Jose Iglesias from the bereavement list. The announcement comes after they optioned infielder and No. 3 prospect Jeimer Candelario from Triple-A Toledo. SS Jose Iglesias has been reinstated from the bereavement list & OF Alex Presley is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment tonight for … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 12: The 5 biggest surprises from the first half

Section 313 Seat No. 12   Hello and welcome back to Section 313, today we’re in Seat No. 12. It’s been a few weeks since we last got together, but it isn’t without good reason. However, since we last spoke the Tigers season has spun out of control and they look to be sellers here … Read more

Tigers activate Alex Presley, Jim Adduci from DL; DFA Matt den Dekker

MLB: Spring Training-Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers

Prior to their middle game of a three-game set on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants, the Detroit Tigers announced some roster changes. The Tigers today have activated OF Alex Presley from the 7-day DL and designated the contract of OF Matt den Dekker for assignment. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) July 5, 2017 Alex Presley … Read more

Detroit Tigers release Francisco Rodriguez, place Alex Presley on DL

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays

The Francisco Rodriguez era is over in Detroit. The team announced multiple roster changes, most notably the release of the veteran closer. The Tigers have released RHP Francisco Rodriguez and placed OF Alex Presley on the 7-day concussion DL (1 of 2)… — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) June 23, 2017 (2 of 2) Additionally, DET recalled … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers designate Tyler Collins for assignment

According to reports, Detroit Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins has been designated for assignment and Alex Presley has been called up. Confirmed: The Tigers have DFAd Tyler Collins. If he clears waivers, he could be re-signed to Toledo. Alex Presley coming up — Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) May 28, 2017 As Chris McCosky noted in the above … Read more

Victor Martinez to go on paternity list after Thursday’s game; 3 possible replacements

Shortly before their series finale against the Baltimore Orioles, word from Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is that the team will place designated hitter Victor Martinez on the paternity list for the birth of his third child. Victor Martinez will be leaving after today's game to join family for birth of their third child. He'll go … Read more

Tigers make another wave of roster cuts, 29 left in major league camp

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

Prior to their afternoon spring tune-up on Wednesday, the Tigers announced more roster moves, some more notable than others. The Tigers today announced the following roster moves. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) March 29, 2017 Lefty reliever Blaine Hardy was in contention for a spot in the bullpen come Opening Day. He will however likely … Read more

Why JaCoby Jones should start in center field for the Detroit Tigers

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

As of today, there are two weeks left until Opening Day, that unofficial/official holiday all baseball fans look forward to each spring. And, given that today is the first day of Spring, the season of re-birth, it’s time the center field competition for the Detroit Tigers gets called. The winner: JaCoby Jones. With the new season upon … Read more

J.D. Martinez exits spring training game with apparent ankle injury

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

The Tigers were going split-squad on Saturday. The team that was playing (home) in Lakeland included outfielder J.D. Martinez. Unfortunately, Martinez could not finish the game due to injury. J.D. Martinez walking to clubhouse gingerly — but no longer limping — with athletic trainer Kevin Rand. Replaced by Alex Presley in RF. — Evan Woodbery (@evanwoodbery) … Read more

4 Tigers that are making a good impression early in spring training

MLB: Spring Training-Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

The win-loss results of battles in spring training are virtually irrelevant. What is important in preseason baseball are the competitions between personnel for positions, the battles within the battles if you will. As Opening Day draws near, the Tigers will have a number of major decisions to make when it comes to compiling the 25-man lineup, … Read more

Per Tigers GM Al Avila, Detroit still looking at free agent center field options

Ever since the trade of Cameron Maybin in the offseason, fans have been wondering who will be patrolling center field for the Detroit Tigers in 2017. DSN contributor and editor Alex Muller did a run down of the options for Detroit in a recent article. In an interview on 97.1 The Ticket radio, Tigers General Manager Al Avila gave a less-than-ringing endorsement of … Read more

Tigers invite 22 players to major league spring training

The Detroit Tigers have announced their list of Spring Training invitees for 2017. The Tigers announced today that 22 players have been invited to major league camp as non-roster invitees this spring in Lakeland, FL. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) January 11, 2017 The 22 invitees are comprised of ten pitchers, five outfielders, four infielders … Read more

Tigers re-sign veteran OF Alex Presley to second minor league deal

The Detroit Tigers have reportedly come to terms on a minor league contract with veteran outfielder Alex Prelsey, bringing him back to the organization for a second go-round. Alex Presley signed a minor league deal with @tigers that includes a big league invite. Played three games for Detroit last August. — Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) December 19, 2016 … Read more

Tigers recalling Blaine Hardy, promoting prospect JaCoby Jones; optioning Boyd, McGehee

Rosters around Major League Baseball are set to expand later this week, giving teams even more options come September to further their chances of making the postseason. However, before doing so, the Tigers have made a few notable roster changes, including one surrounding one of their top-tier prospects. The Tigers have purchased the contract of … Read more